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Year
2008
Runtime
80 min.
Director
Kelly Reichardt
Genre
Drama
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
8,221
Checks
2,599
Favs
220
Dislikes
38
Favs/checks
8.5% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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  1. The Doctor's avatar

    The Doctor

    A brave performance by Michelle Williams of a woman trying to survive in a fundamentally cruel and unfair world. I disagree with an earlier poster who said that the film lacked powerful moments.

    Director Kelly Reichardt is very good at framing powerful moments at a very human scale. There's a powerful moment about halfway through the film where Wendy calls her sister for connection, only to be coldly rebuffed. That's essentially the scale this film goes for, not performances filled with bombastic histrionics.
    5 years 11 months ago
  2. greenhorg's avatar

    greenhorg

    I really love this style of film-making. 8 years 3 months ago
  3. devilsadvocado's avatar

    devilsadvocado

    A fine little film. More like a long short. 8 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #36 in BBC's The 100 Greatest Films Directed by Women
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  2. This movie ranks #146 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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  3. This movie ranks #158 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  4. This movie ranks #963 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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